An Oasis of cool: Manchester Infographic

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An Oasis of cool: Manchester Infographic

By on 03/29/2016

In school, we learned that Manchester was the world’s first industrialized city because of a textile boom and a conveniently located port. After [...]

10 things only those who lived in Australia understand

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10 things only those who lived in Australia understand

By on 03/27/2016

Down Under. The Lucky Country. Oz. No matter what you call it, everyone knows Australia for Sydney, surf, and sand. But what about those who’ve called [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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Cambridge: The ultimate visitors’ guide

By on 03/25/2016

For years on end, a repetitive procession of bookworms and generations of politicians and studious individuals has walked the city streets of Cambridge – Oxford’s rival for the title of “England’s [...]

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Hawaii: The Ultimate Visitors’ Guide

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Hawaii: The Ultimate Visitors’ Guide

By on 03/20/2016

Aloha and welcome to our guide to the picture-perfect American state of Hawaii. Tucked away some 2500 miles from the mainland, this Pacific wonderland [...]

Language learning

English words that sound different around the world (1)

By on 03/18/2016

It’s finally here! The most epic megabattle in the English language since the pilgrims settled in the USA has arrived - and it’s a debate of global [...]

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How to study abroad like a boss

By on 03/15/2016

Summer is just around the corner and for a lot of you that means your first study abroad trip! #EXCITING! While we know you’ll have an epic summer, [...]

Language learning

17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning

By on 03/13/2016

You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all the time about what makes us go loco for lingo, we [...]

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6 best cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

By on 03/11/2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! St. Patrick’s Day is upon us once again, and we’ve picked six of the world’s most shamrockin’ cities for you [...]

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Experience Singapore like a local

By on 03/08/2016

This article was inspired by Jeric Adriano's piece 4 ways to experience Singapore (published on the EF Vietnam and EF Japan blogs). It’s said that [...]

10 things you need to know about St. Patrick’s Day

By on 03/06/2016

On March 17, everyone’s a little Irish. Even though St. Patrick’s Day is only a public holiday in a handful of places - the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Newfoundland, Labrador and Montserrat [...]

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10 tips to ace a long-distance flight

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10 tips to ace a long-distance flight

By on 03/04/2016

Apart from squeezable ketchup bottles and post-its, flying is probably one of the coolest inventions ever: You get on a plane and a few hours later, [...]

15 things to eat in Australia

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15 things to eat in Australia

By on 03/01/2016

Australia reminds me a lot of California: sun-soaked beaches, easy-going people, and food that is as delicious as it is diverse. Even though the [...]